Margot Kidder, the actress, best known for presenting Lois Lane in the original “Superman” films of the 1970s and 1980s, is no more with us. She died at the age of 69 in her sleep at her home on Sunday night in Livingston, Montana.
Margot Kidder family has yet to specify the cause of her death who are having a hard time to accept her death. Now, she is survived by her only daughter, Maggie McGuane.
Beginning from low-budget Canadian films, Margot was one of the top actresses since 1980s’ who rose to prominence starring alongside Christopher Reeve as Lois Lane in the Superman films. We’ll be providing you the details about Margot Kidder bio, husband, divorce, children, career, net worth, and wiki facts.
Margot Kidder Bio: Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Born on 17th October 1948 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, Superman actress Margot Kidder was one of five children to her parents. She was born to parents Jocelyn Mary “Jill” and Kendall Kidder. Her parents raised her in Labrador City along with her sister Annie and three brothers, John, Peter, and Michael.
Margot Kidder’s father, Jocelyn Mary was a history teacher, and her mother, Kendall Kidder was an explosives expert and engineer. Her mother was originally from British Columbia, Canada, while her father hailed from New Mexico, United States.
She was of English and Welsh descent. While recalling her childhood in Northern Canada, Margot had once told:
“We didn’t have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it. I knew I had to go far away. I was clueless, but I [have done] okay.”
Because of her father’s job, Margot attended multiple schools. She graduated from Havergal College in Toronto in 1966. In 2005, Margot became a U.S. citizen, and since then, she lived in Montana until her death.
Margot Kidder Married Life; Husband, Divorce, and Children
Margot Kidder was single, but she had been married and divorced three times. Her first husband was Thomas McGuane Who is an American novelist. Margot Kidder married her first husband, Thomas in 1975 with whom she had only one child, daughter Maggie McGuane who was born in 1976. They split shortly after a year of their daughter’s birth in 1977.
Moving on from the divorce with ex-husband, Thomas, Margot Kidder married an actor John Heard in 1979. Unfortunately, their relationship lasted for only six days and hence, they divorced each other.
She then married a French film director Philippe de Broca in 1983. But her third marriage lasted for only a year. Like the past marriage, Margot Kidder third married life also ended in divorce.
After experiencing divorce for the third time, Margot started preferring the companionship of her dogs. Margot never had any children from her second and third husband. She was happy with her first daughter, Maggie and devoted herself to take care of her.
Margot Kidder’s Daughter, Maggie McGuane Bio and Wiki Facts
Seeking to make the world a better place, Margot Kidder’s daughter, Maggie McGuane is a passionate activist. She is a married woman and has two children of her own.
Maggie was born on 28th October to mother Margot Kidder and father Thomas McGuane. She was also a photographer who occasionally used to model. Maggie McGuane married her first husband, Walter Kirn in 1995. Together, they welcomed a son Charlie and a daughter Maisie. Shortly after, the pair divorced each other and parted their ways.
In 2013, Maggie McGuane married Chad Franscoviak who she met at a local bar in Livingston. At their wedding, Maggie’s son was the best man, and her daughter was the maid of honor.